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Multiple events mark Lethbridge College’s Convocation Week

Apr. 23, 2018 Lethbridge College celebrates the end of another successful academic year at its Convocation ceremony on Friday. The 61st Convocation in Lethbridge College history begins at 1 p.m. at the Enmax Centre. More than 1,520 convocates will receive degrees, diplomas or certificates from Lethbridge College this year, with more than 660 of them […]

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U of G Announces Inaugural Arrell Global Food Innovation Award Winners

A founding organization of the fair trade label, and an expert on climate change and nutrition, will receive the inaugural Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards at the University of Guelph. Solidaridad, based in the Netherlands, and Harvard University professor Samuel Myers will each receive $100,000 at the inaugural Arrell Food Summit hosted by U of […]

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NU Government: Travel safely on the land!

Travel safely on the land! Are you planning to travel on the land? The Government of Nunavut reminds Nunavummiut to take the following safety precautions: Always travel with an emergency communications device and a GPS that is in working order. Sign out a free SPOT device at your hamlet office, wildlife office or hunter’s and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20189 Views

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Carleton University Art Gallery Announces the Stonecroft Symposium: In Dialogue

Carleton University Art Gallery (CUAG) announces the launch of the Stonecroft Symposium series. This free annual programming, held over the next five years, is made possible with a generous gift from the Stonecroft Foundation for the Arts. When: Saturday, 12 May 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Carleton University Art Gallery and St. […]

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RCMP looking for Betty Ann Deltess – MyMcMurray Portal

Apr 23, 2018 The Wood Buffalo RCMP are looking for 46-year-old Betty Ann Deltess. Deltess was last seen on April 11 at a home in Janvier, she was reported missing on April 19. Deltess is known to travel to and from Fort McMurray. She is described as: Indigenous 5’5″ 150 lbs Brown eyes Short Brown […]

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Judge asked to reject pipeline protester’s evidence request – CP

Source: The Associated Press Apr 23, 2018  By Blake Nicholson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, N.D. _ The government is asking a federal judge to reject a request for evidence to be returned to a New York City woman who suffered a serious arm injury in an explosion while protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota. […]

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Retiring MEG Energy co founder calls for action to solve oilsands access woes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 23, 2018  By Dan Healing THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ Access to international markets is the “fundamental question” confronting the oilsands industry and all parties must work together to find a solution, says the co-founder of oilsands producer MEG Energy Corp. “There’s lots of talk about it but it’s going to take […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20189 Views

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Big River First Nation fined for violation of federal environmental legislation

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada April 23, 2018 – Big River, Saskatchewan Canadians value a clean and safe environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada’s enforcement officers work hard to enforce the laws that protect Canada’s wildlife, air, water, and natural environment. On April 5, 2018, the Big River First Nation was sentenced $100,000 in […]

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Dhillon School of Business Scholarship Dinner brings in $50,000 for students

The Dhillon School of Business celebrated its annual Scholarship Dinner on April 13, 2018. This year’s event brought together 450 guests to honour Navjeet (Bob) Dhillon and raised $50,000 for student scholarships. The event was supported by Avail CPA as the premier event sponsor. The evening included a video debut featuring Dhillon, president and CEO […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20188 Views

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U Ottawa Media Advisory: Public Confidence in Energy Decision-Making: How is Canada Doing?

April 20, 2018 Organized by Positive Energy (Institute for Science, Society and Policy) at the University of Ottawa this cutting-edge two day discussion will feature political, corporate, NGO, Indigenous and public sector leaders as keynote speakers and panelists. An analysis of the potential for new federal energy policy and regulatory measures to address public confidence […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20189 Views

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Manitoba Government to Review The Municipal Act to Strengthen Protections for Municipal Officials

April 23, 2018 The Manitoba government will be reviewing The Municipal Act to identify opportunities to strengthen protections for municipal officials, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today at the Manitoba Municipal Administrators Association Conference and Annual General Meeting. “All elected officials are expected to govern in the best interests of their communities and our […]

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Expect civil disobedience as the next step in Trans Mountain dispute: Crowley in Sun Papers – MLI

Here is the bad news for those who think the current spat between BC and Alberta over the Trans Mountain pipeline is the final hurdle before the project is completed: You ain’t seen nothin’ yet. When all is said and done, BC will eventually have to recognize that it must act within the law – […]

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No Meth – Manitoba Walkers Bring Awareness of Crystal Meth’s Devastating Impact – Netnewsledger

22 April 2018 THUNDER BAY – A group of 42 Indigenous Walkers from Manitoba visited Thunder Bay this week as they continue their journey to Ottawa. Maureen Woods from Garden Island First Nation in Manitoba had a vision to raise awareness of the damage that crystal meth is doing in First Nations communities across Manitoba. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20189 Views

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Dalhousie U: Innovators, Philanthropists, Leaders, Educators and Activists â Dalhousie University bestows honorary degrees to eight extraordinary individuals

(HALIFAX, N.S.) – Each spring Dalhousie University celebrates the accomplishments of its students during its convocation ceremonies. From May 28 – June 2, at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at Dalhousie University in Halifax, the university will also present honorary degrees to eight extraordinary individuals who have demonstrated service to their community and made significant progress […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20187 Views

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WWF-Canada: Prairie wetlands, wild rivers and salmon streams to benefit from 2018 Loblaw Water Fund

TORONTO, April 20, 2018 — By sinking old Christmas trees to improve habitat in Ontario, restoring passages for endangered Bay of Fundy Atlantic salmon and working with farmers to reclaim agricultural wetlands in Saskatchewan, water-conservation groups across the country are improving Canada’s freshwater future with support from the Loblaw Water Fund. The 2018 Loblaw Water […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20187 Views

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The Garden of Spiritual Healing: In Memory of Chief David Bob – Timberwest

Apr 23, 2018 The Snaw-naw-as mustimuxw who reside in Nanoose Bay, BC, are reaching back to their ancestral roots through the development of a Garden of Spiritual Healing; which is being constructed in memory of the late Chief David Bob. In the Coast Salish way of life there lies a sacred relationship amongst the people […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20188 Views

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Restructuring government a hot topic heading into First Nations elections – Nugget.ca

April 21, 2018 A series of elections for Indigenous political organizations will keep chiefs and councils busy beginning in early June and ending late July, said Nipissing First Nation Chief Scott McLeod. Front and centre through it all will be the talk of restructuring the duties and goals of each other from the community level […]

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Night of Champions Award Winners – Manitoba Post

WINNIPEG – Saturday evening Sport Manitoba handed out the hardware during the annual Night of Champions presented by Manitoba Chicken Producers. This night celebrates sports excellence in Manitoba, and there was plenty to celebrate as athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers were recognized for their remarkable achievements in amateur sport in our province. Sport Manitoba Award […]

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Escape from Buffalo Sage Wellness House

From: Correctional Service Canada April 23, 2018 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada On April 22, 2018 at approximately 11:30 p.m. staff members at the Buffalo Sage Wellness House, a facility managed by Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA), observed Tara Hobson and Stacy Jack leaving the property. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) […]

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BC Government: Premier announces awards for excellence in education

April 23, 2018 VICTORIA – Nominations open today for the new Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education, an opportunity to recognize the enormous contributions of education professionals who go above and beyond to make life better for students in British Columbia. “B.C.’s talented teachers, administrators and support workers deserve to be honoured and celebrated for […]

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Algoma U: Fourth Annual Science Festival Set to Begin in Sault Ste. Marie

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON: April 20, 2018): The Sault Ste. Marie Science Festival – the only festival of its kind in the area – kicks off Monday April 23rd and will continue through to Saturday, April 28th, 2018. The Sault Ste. Marie Science Festival shines the spotlight on science among children, teens and adults by […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20186 Views

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More money, less racism needed to solve homelessness, homeless say – CBC

Some participants in Thunder Bay’s second homeless count said social assistance rates should be higher Apr 23, 2018 Some participants in Thunder Bay, Ont.’s second Point in Time homeless count say Thunder Bay treats its homeless better than many cities do, but much more needs to be done to prevent people from becoming homeless and […]

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Aboriginal Law Report April 22, 2018 – First Peoples Law

April 22, 2018 In the News The Kinder Morgan pipeline debate has escalated to a new level of rancour and divisiveness. B.C. First Nation says passage of Trans Mountain project through reserve not done deal, others weigh options Trudeau government won’t rule out using force to build Kinder Morgan’s pipeline First Nations of Quebec-Labrador affirm […]

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Indigenous healer shot to death, Canadian killed in Peru

Credits: CBC News Authorities in Peru are investigating after an Indigenous spiritual leader was shot to death on Thursday and a Canadian citizen was killed apparently in reprisal, according to local media reports. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4630476 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201813 Views

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Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction Holds Annual Meeting in Rankin Inlet

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut (April 20, 2018) – Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) and the Government of Nunavut (GN) chaired the annual meeting of the Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction (NRPR) in Rankin Inlet this week. Over 40 participants came together to discuss the ongoing implementation of Makimaniq 2: A Shared Approach to Poverty Reduction. Discussions included […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201812 Views

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Mount Royal U: An urban choice, but rural need

Clinical placements put distance and culture into perspective for MRU midwife Luisa Franco had never before truly appreciated the concept of distance, nor had she ever felt the isolation that came with living in remote rural Alberta. Having spent her youth in Bogota, Colombia ― a city with double the population of the province of […]

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Laws could reduce stray dog problems on First Nations: conference – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 23, 2018 By Bill Graveland THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ An Alberta First Nation that brought in laws to deal with packs of feral dogs says the strategy could be used on other reserves across the country that are struggling with their canine population. Josh Littlechild, the Tribal Law Officer of Ermineskin […]

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Investing in Indigenous Language Through Radio

From: Canadian Heritage WILLIAMS LAKE, BC, April 23, 2018 Today, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced $180,500 in program funding to the Tŝilhqot’in National Government for its Community Radio Project. The funding is being provided under the […]

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Acadia increases tuition by six per cent: increases support for students

Tuition fees for students attending Acadia University will increase by six per cent beginning September 2018. The tuition fee increase was included in Acadia’s 2018-19 balanced budget that was approved by the University’s Board of Governors on April 20, 2018. The tuition increase includes a one-time market adjustment of three percent, which is permitted under […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20189 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces Members of Film and Video Production Tax Credit Working Group

April 23, 2018 Committee Held First Meeting April 18 The Manitoba government is following through on its Budget 2018 commitment to establish a working group to evaluate the Manitoba Film and Video Production Tax Credit, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today. “We’re always looking for ways to […]

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Canada to oppose Alaska oil drilling on caribou habitat: minister – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 23, 2018  By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS Three levels of Canadian government say they will oppose the latest attempt to open the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. “Canada supports the continued conservation of the Porcupine caribou herd’s habitat, including in the Arctic refuge, and opposes opening this area to […]

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Canada mishandling nuclear waste plans, Indigenous, environmental groups warn – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 23, 2018 OTTAWA _ First Nations leaders say they have not been properly consulted about the prospect of a nuclear waste disposal site being established northwest of Ottawa near a prominent nuclear research centre. Environmental groups also say the controversy over the site near Chalk River, Ont., illustrates the fact that the […]

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‘Stan walked in and greeted me warmly, his brown eyes twinkled as he took a seat’ – Hill Times

Apr. 23, 2018 Tanya Talaga is shortlisted for the Writers’ Trust’s Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for her book Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City, published by House of Anansi Press. Arthur Street runs east to west in a long, straight ribbon through the downtown area of the […]

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Sabina & Kitikmeot Inuit Association Finalize Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement and Long Term Land Tenure Agreements for Back River Project

April 23, 2018 Vancouver, BC and Cambridge Bay, NU – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. (SBB-T) (“Sabina”) and the Kitikmeot Inuit Association (“KIA”) announced today that they have finalized agreements relating to the Binding Term sheet announced on October 18, 2017.The parties have entered into 20 year benefit and land tenure agreements under a Framework […]

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Trent U: Honorary Degrees to be Bestowed Upon Four Remarkable Canadians at 2018 Convocation Ceremonies

Head of Bell Let’s Talk, Holocaust educator and survivor, supporter of urban Indigenous communities, and eminent architect to be recognized with Trent’s highest honour Monday, April 23, 2018 Trent University will honour four distinguished Canadians, including a corporate mental health advocate; an orator, author and first-hand witness to the Holocaust; the executive director of the […]

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Bill 99: First Nations Are Sovereign and Will Protect the Integrity of Their Unceded Territories

WENDAKE, QC, April 20, 2018  – In response to the decision of the Quebec Superior Court to uphold the Act respecting the exercise of the fundamental rights and prerogatives of the Québec people and the Québec State (Bill 99), the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) totally rejects the very foundations of the Quebec provincial government’s […]

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TransAlta Corporation Announces Results of the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders and Election of all Directors

CALGARY, Alberta (April 20, 2018) – TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) held its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on April 20, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta.  A total of 144,822,873 common shares, representing 50.30% of the shares outstanding were represented in person and by proxy at the meeting. The following […]

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Prime Minister concludes successful trip to London

April 20, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his visit to London, United Kingdom (UK), where he attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), and promoted progressive trade that creates economic growth for all, addressed climate change and ocean protection, and emphasized the importance of values like gender equality, inclusion, and respect […]

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Supreme Court has failed to secure economic rights: Brian Lee Crowley – Telegraph-Journal

April 21, 2018 When I use a word, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less. At least that’s how Lewis Carroll might have written the Court’s decision in the Comeau “free the beer” case, had he been a member of that august […]

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NDP wants MPs to invite Pope Francis to apologize for residential schools – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 23, 2018  By Joanna Smith THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The NDP is hoping MPs from other parties will join them in issuing a formal invitation to Pope Francis to apologize to residential school survivors. NDP MP Charlie Angus said an opposition day motion to be debated Thursday is meant to appeal […]

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As Osoyoos Indian Band flourishes, so too does Okanagan’s wine tourism – Surrey Now-Leader

Indigenous practices have driven growth of South Okanagan’s wine history and agricultural influence Apr. 23, 2018 In the Okanagan Valley, conversations inevitably return to the one subject everyone here, or any visitor who has ever been here, is eager to wax on about: the farmland. It is abundant, picturesque, inviting, and vital. Approximately 200 kilometres […]

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CESO National Volunteer Week

CESO National Volunteer Week As part of Canada’s National Volunteer Week, we celebrate our CESO Volunteer Advisors who bring to life the values of volunteering. Your work with our clients translates into sustainable results that positively impact the lives of our clients, their families and the broader communities. Over the years, you have had tremendous […]

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Canadian farmland values continued steady climb in 2017, FCC report says

Canadian farmland values continued steady climb in 2017, FCC report says The average value of farmland across Canada continued its steady climb in 2017, a sign of a strong and stable agriculture economy, according to J.P. Gervais, chief agricultural economist for Farm Credit Canada (FCC). The average value of Canadian farmland increased 8.4 per cent […]

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Mount Royal U: Provost announces new Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. Jennifer Pettit

Following a national search, it is with immense pleasure Dr. Lesley Brown, Provost and Vice-president Academic at Mount Royal University announces that Dr. Jennifer Pettit, upon the recommendation of an eight-member selection committee, has been chosen to serve as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts effective April 20, 2018. Pettit has demonstrated strong leadership […]

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TRU: Swapping gold pans for stethoscopes in historic Hazelton

April 20, 2018 How this remote gold rush gateway community is helping train the next generation of Canadian health-care professionals. Founded a year before Canada’s Confederation, the now-remote outpost of Hazelton is one of British Columbia’s oldest settlements and was once an important site for its access to the Omineca region’s goldfields and proximity to […]

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Professor, Aboriginal committee stand by Lakehead U Dean who quite amid allegations of racism – APTN News

April 23, 2018 A tenured professor at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay is supporting the dean of the institution’s law school who recently quit amid allegations of racism. Dennis McPherson, an Ojibway lawyer from Couchiching First Nation who has been a faculty member in the Department of Indigenous Learning at Lakehead for more than two […]

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76 pages of reporting for a $25K grant ‘idiotic,’ says CEO – CBC

Indigenous-owned development corporations in Yukon say they’re swamped by reporting requirements Apr 23, 2018 Indigenous-owned development corporations in Yukon say they’re dealing with too much paperwork, when applying for grants and other funding. Last week’s economic development conference in Watson Lake heard from three speakers representing corporations owned and operated by the Carcross/Tagish First Nation, […]

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TSB provides update on investigation into Fond-du-Lac accident, expands data collection on aircraft operations in remote areas

Winnipeg, Manitoba, 23 April 2018 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released a factual update on its investigation (A17C0146) into the fatal aircraft accident that occurred in Fond-du-Lac, Saskatchewan, on 13 December 2017. The update provides additional information on the sequence of events that led to the accident, the progress of the […]

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TransMountain Part 2: Canadians weigh in on economic implications, protesters, and ‘social licence’ – Angus Reid

April 23, 2018 – Protests against Kinder Morgan’s TransMountain Pipeline have followed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for months, from Vancouver to Ottawa to London. Not London, Ontario. London, England. The protests from the United Kingdom’s branch of Greenpeace during Trudeau’s recent visit for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting serve as an indication of the […]

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Bulletin 2018-08: Announcing New AER Website

Announcing New AER Website Apr 23, 2018 On May 7, 2018, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will launch a new website with updated layout, restructured content, and tabbed navigation, as well as an improved search function. To do this, extensive research, development, and testing were completed, including numerous interviews and focus groups. Based on this […]

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